Sligo, Ireland

Particular: Details

Location: Sligo, Ireland

Established: 1970

Total Students: 6,000

Percentage of International Students: 6%

The institute offers an array of diverse courses for international students including It is home to 6,000 students across the Institute’s full-time, part-time and apprenticeship programs

IT Sligo is also a fiercely ambitious third-level institution. Working towards re-designation as a Technological University, a €60 million investment in campus facilities over the last decade has created a stunning 21st-century learning environment

Apart from being Ireland’s recognized No 1 destination for Digital (Online) Education, IT Sligo has produced internationally recognized ground-breaking research in Science and Archaeology over the last 12 months

Welcome to the Research Office pages of the IT Sligo Website. The Institute has an important role in driving economic and social development in the North West of Ireland. Relevant, effective Research and Innovation is a key element of this. We have a vibrant and productive research community, active in the undergraduate, postgraduate and professional research spheres.

We at IT Sligo pride ourselves in our track record in innovation and research as well as our links to and support for the business community.  The Innovation Centre is the focus for local business innovation and development at IT Sligo. 

Their students are world winners – Microsoft Imagine Cup 2011.

They are leaders in online learning. 

The cost of living in Sligo is more affordable than in bigger cities.

They are located beside some of the best surfing and landscape in Ireland.

With just under 6,000 students, their classes are small and student-centered.

There is also information on using library services and resources such as searching for information and accessing library material in both print and online formats, borrowing and renewing books, assignment and reference supports, booking study rooms online and using self-service facilities.

The Student Medical Service provides care to registered students of I.T. Sligo on campus. The medical information on this site is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.

Knocknarea Arena – multi-purpose hall with two courts, Fitness centre with state-of-the-art cardiovascular and resistance equipment and free weights, recreation space 

Playing Pitches – There is a fully floodlit gaelic pitch and two floodlit training pitches and an excellent soccer pitch on campus. These pitches are extensively used by the very successful college teams. They are available on a limited basis for hire by the external community.

 Astro Pitch can be used for multi-sports, such as soccer, rugby and GAA. It has three 7-a-side soccer pitches, and is flood-lit. 

Athletics Arena is an 8 lane tartan surface championship facility. It is used extensively by the local community and college groups.

The most popular sports clubs that we have apart from Gaelic football are soccer, ladies football, hurling, athletics, surfing and handball. They also have clubs for the likes of judo, sailing, horse riding and sub aqua.

 With over 70 Clubs & Societies from Surfing to Gaming and Dancing to Debating, you will experience a student life here like no other.

Students and visitors to IT Sligo are struck by the friendly and informal atmosphere on campus. We have students from across Ireland and we have an increasing number of international visitors.

Their single modern 72-acre ‘University-feel’ campus is constantly evolving to reflect the needs of the 21st century student. Everything is within walking distance – including Sligo town centre.

  • IT Sligo offers a range of purpose built student accommodation, self-catering options and digs.
  • In total there are over 2,000 beds available in The Gateway Apartments, Ard Nua Village, The Village Clarion Road, The Grove, Yeats Village, Milligan Place, Unirooms and the Lake Isle Accommodation. There are also a number of popular areas off campus for students to reside, including Mulberry Park, Rathbraughan, Cartron, The Mall and Clarion Village.
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